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College Park Drops Second Of Back-To-Back Against Osceola Magic, 104-96

March 10, 2024 - NBA G League (G League)
College Park Skyhawks News Release

College Park, Georgia. - The College Park Skyhawks (15-13) fell to the Osceola Magic (16-8) 104-96 in the finale of a six-game home stand.

College Park forced 28 Osceola turnovers, marking the second-most turnovers forced in College Park history. Robert Baker, Chris Silva and David Singleton contributed to six of those turnovers, swiping two steals each.

Entering tonight's contest, the Skyhawks ranked eighth in the league in opponent turnovers, and it marked the third game out of the last four College Park has forced 20-or-more turnovers.

Tyson Etienne poured in 24 points for the second straight game, tying his career high set in yesterday's contest, knocking down 9-15 from the field and 3-7 from deep. Etienne added three assists, three rebounds, one block and one steal in 35 minutes.

Brandon Randolph added 19 points off the bench in 34 minutes, marking his 16th outing of the regular season netting 10-or-more points off the bench.

College Park stormed off to a 10-0 lead to start the first quarter behind four different Skyhawks who poured in a bucket. The Skyhawks would take a 24-19 first quarter lead behind eight points from Randolph, before Osceola closed the second quarter on a 16-6 run to take a 51-45 lead heading into the half.

Osceola would carry the momentum into the third quarter, outscoring the Skyhawks 32-25 behind 11 third quarter points from Kevon Harris, who was a perfect 3-3 from the field and 2-2 from the charity stripe.

College Park would cut the lead to one at the 7:01 mark of the third quarter but would never get closer as the Magic stretched the lead to double digits for the majority of the game.

The Magic were led by two 20-point scorers in Harris (23 points) and DJ Wilson (20 points), with Trevelin Queen not far behind at 18 points.

With six games remaining in the regular season, College Park holds a 15-13 record, sitting in seventh place in the East. Three of the Skyhawks' six remaining games will be played at Gateway Center Arena: March 26 vs. Maine (7 p.m.), March 28 vs. Maine (7 p.m.), March 30 vs. Long Island (6:30 p.m.).

The Skyhawks embark on a three-game road trip, starting with the Indiana Mad Ants on Mar. 12 at 6 p.m., followed by the Windy City Bulls on Mar. 15 at 8 p.m., and concluding at the Sioux Falls Skyforce on Mar. 17 at 4 p.m. Fans can visit to secure their seats now.


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